Today is the death anniversary of first Prime Minister of Pakistan Shaheed-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan. This day reminds us of Liaquat Ali Khan’s exemplary struggle and great love for Pakistan. The nation should follow principles set by Shaheed-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan and use energies to make Pakistan a developed and prosperous country.
On this day, the whole nation pays tribute to Shaheed-e-Millat for his services. Liaquat Ali Khan sacrificed his everything for Pakistan proving that he was truly loyal to Pakistan and his very effective role in freedom struggle could never be forgotten.
Liaquat Ali Khan effectively led the Muslims as a close confidante of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The Quaid-e-Azam acknowledged the capabilities of Shaheed-e-Millat by saying,” Liaquat Ali is my right hand. He spent day and night in fulfilling his responsibility. Although he is a Nawabzada but he works as an ordinary human being”.
After the demise of Quaid-e-Azam, Liaquat Ali Khan fulfilled the responsibility of leading the nation and used his best leadership qualities for building the new nation.
The Objectives Resolution was passed because of his efforts and it was called a great manifesto (Magna Carta), which paved the way for making of the Constitution of Pakistan.
While holding the office of Prime Minister, Liaquat Ali Khan worked earnestly, thoughtfully and with understanding. Whether it was the issue of rehabilitation of refugees or relations with other countries, Liaquat Ali Khan showed great ability and political sagacity in these matters.
We should adopt the principles of Shaheed-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan and utilize all energies for the development and prosperity of Pakistan while following in his footsteps.